Clinic receives community support

  • Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Photo Provided Pictured from the left are Rep. Joe Jefferson, Fred Wilson, Frank Green, Mayor Rivers, Libba Carroll and Lt. Gov. McGill.

The Sumpter Free Health Clinic volunteer members recently had a surprise visit from Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill, Rep. Joe Jefferson and Mayor Johnny Rivers. They presented the Sumpter Free Health Clinic with a donation from the Town of St. Stephen Economic Development Fund.

A huge thank you to everybody who made this donation possible; it is much needed and greatly appreciated.

The Sumpter Free Health Clinic needs donations to help patients purchase their medication. To donate, checks should be made out to Sumpter Free Health Clinic and mailed to PO Box 340, St. Stephen, SC 29479.

The Sumpter Free Health Clinic is a 501c3 and your donation is tax deductible. A donation of $25 can make a big difference in the life of patients in need. The staff at the clinic purchases the prescribed medication mostly for infections, high blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes control.

Purchased also is over the counter medication that patients canít afford.


A message from Gov. Nikki Haley: Depression is real. One in every four people suffer from a mental health disorder, but if treated can lead a good positive life. There is a suicide every 13 minutes. There is help. Only half of those suffering with depression last year received treatment.

If you or someone you love seems to be in trouble, please call 1-800-273-TALK.

St. Stephen October Festival

The Town of St. Stephen annual October festival is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11. Vendors are needed. If you are interested in an application for vendor or any questions, contact Cindy Wadford at 567-3565.

Farmers Market

The Moncks Corner Farmers Market is now open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Location is on the corner of Gulledge and Heatley Street in Moncks Corner. For more information, call 257-2727.

Birthday Wishes

Happy Birthday this week to Rita Adams, Larry Carr, Lee Carr, Norma Crawford, Stacey Dupree, Sammie Harrelson, Tristan Moody, Brock Morris, Benjamin Ollic, Whitney Powell, Julie Rentzel Heck, Chris Jernigan, Kelly Jernigan, Waylon Truesdale and Jennifer Wiley.

Prayers and Get Well

Take time out of your busy day to pray for and to offer best wishes to the Rev. Tom Aldrich, David Ayers and family, Metro Borop, Ruth Brassell, Frank Conrad, Mary Driggers, Roy Edens, Dale Funk, Wayne Gamble, Claudia Guerry, Jerry Hood, Shelby Hood, Pat Hughes, Gail Humbert, Joyce Lewis, Earline Brown-May, Louise McMakin, Betty Rich Morris, Joyce Morris, Family of James Pipkin, Samuel Pipkin, Lewin Platt, Brittany Riffe, Peggy Schipmann, Thelma Schurlknight, Wilson Thrower, Ginny Tucker, Mae Welch and for any un-spoken prayers needed.

Heartfelt sympathy and prayers this week to the family and friends of loved one Sidney Gaskins who will be missed but never forgotten.

Have a blessed week! If you have news to share, contact Betty Delk at bwdelk@tds.net before Noon on Wednesdays, the week before all scheduled events. Mail items to 195 Crest Lane, St. Stephen, SC 29479.

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